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Apprentice Grounds Person
(Broxbourne Sports Club)


Hertfordshire EN10 7BA

Course level:

Level 2

Course Duration:

24 months approx

Application Deadline Date:


Weekly Hours:

40 hours. 0800-1600 hours. I hour for lunch and a morning tea break. Occasional weekend work during the summer.


Starting at: Apprenticeship Wage




None provided

About this opportunity:

A fantastic new apprenticeship vacancy at Broxbourne Sports Club in Hertfordshire, apply now and not only get a salary but also a nationally recognised qualification in horticulture!

The job entails training in all aspects of grounds and greens management. It will require a diligent, dedicated person who wants to work and learn and develop a skill.

Mentoring will be given and there will be some interaction with the Club members.

The job will entail the use, (when capable) of all types of machinery including:

  • mowers
  • hedge cutting
  • leaf blowing
  • brushing
  • turf repair
  • preparation of green playing surfaces
  • line painting
  • strimming
  • use of chemicals
  • general maintenance of items
  • use of tractors when capable

Desired Skills and Qualities 

  • Practical/hands-on skills essential
  • Knowledge of plants & horticulture (desirable)
  • The willingness to learn k is essential.
  • Inquisitive
  • Keen to learn
  • Reliable
  • Punctual

Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE passes in English and Maths

Future Prospects

  • Potential future employment for the right candidate
  • A successful career within horticulture

Things to consider

  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise.
  • Good and supportive employer
  • Good long-term prospects for the right person Great working environment
  • Current assistant groundsman was a previous trainee.
  • The apprentice will be working to build a portfolio of evidence and will be required to pass a knowledge test and an End Point Assessment (EPA) to complete the apprenticeship.
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  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise.


  • Full training to be provided by the employer and KEITS at the place of employment.
  • The applicant will be working towards and gain a Level 2 Sports Turf Operative Apprenticeship.
  • The learner will be allocated an industry specific training consultant who will provide both remote and on site visits throughout the apprenticeship.
  • The apprentice will work towards an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their apprenticeship.
  • You will also need to achieve Level 3 award in Emergency First Aid at Work and Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides Guidance or Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides before undertaking the End Point Assessment.
  • Benefits include lunch on duty, 32 days paid holiday (including Bank Holidays) and car parking when available.


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